Ah, Armadillo. It’s hardly an idyllic vista – extra a dusty, bandit-filled boomtown of hassle and laborious liquor –  but it surely has its charms. Appearing in 2010’s Red Dead Redemption as a fully-fledged settlement with a saloon, retailers, and sheriff, Armadillo doesn’t fare so nicely within the western game’s prequel Red Dead Redemption 2 – however, one modder has now modified all that.

As you may know when you’ve performed Rockstar Games’ western epic, Armadillo’s in a nasty means in 1907. Seeing an outbreak of illness, the city’s been principally deserted and its buildings shuttered by the few remaining folks, whereas fires rage within the streets and a city crier warns you to keep away. However, creator Says101YT has posted a brand new mod that makes Armadillo “fully populated and prosperous” – so, it restores the settlement to its, er, future glory.

The mod makes Armadillo “prosperous and experiencing a golden age, with tons of people coming in, advancement in technology, and such”, the modder says. From a clip showcasing the mod in motion (included under), we will see RDRS plague-stricken city remodeled: the hardy folks of Cholla Springs wander its mud streets once more, and it seems its buildings are open.

Sure, piles of rubble nonetheless pepper Armadillo’s roads, however, hey, its residents solely simply returned they usually’re getting to it, okay? You can get an concept of the mod under (observe: there are potential spoilers about Red Dead Redemption 2 within the clips – you’ve been warned! ):

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There’s one other clip of the mod on YouTube here, too, however in that one our favorite cowboy goes very rogue so it’s extra an concept of Armadillo underneath siege than restored to prosperity.

If you’re eager to see Armadillo return to the nice, uh, new days, head on over to Nexus Mods at that hyperlink to decide it up. Says101YT has additionally been busy restoring and overhauling the open-world game’s Shady Belle, Saint Denis theatre, and Tumbleweed, in case you’re eager to give any of these places a brand new lease of life, too.